US relations history: timeline

Posted: June 8, 2013 in Diverse, Proiect "de Romania"
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Chinese Communist Party leader Mao Zedong establishes the People’s Republic of China in Beijing on October 1 after peasant-backed Communists defeat the Nationalist government of Chiang Kai-shek.

Chiang and thousands of his troops flee to Taiwan. The United States–which backed the Nationalists against invading Japanese forces during World War II–supports Chiang’s exiled Republic of China government in Taipei, setting the stage for several decades of limited U.S. relations with mainland China.

more here, on CFR: US relations history: timeline


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